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Management Standard Work

Wednesday, 24 February 2016 by
Lean Manufacturing Training Moncton, YMB Consulting, Sackville, Moncton, Halifax, Montreal, Boston, New York

Management Standard Work What is standard work? Simply said, standard work is documenting and standardizing your production or business process. In one of his most famous quotes, Taiichi Ohno once said: “Where there is no standard, there can be no Kaizen”. What Taiichi Ohno meant was that unless you document, standardize and measure a process first,

What is BPM?

Wednesday, 13 January 2016 by
Business Process Management, YMB Consulting, Lean Management, Information Flow, Boston, New York, Sackville, Moncton, Halifax, Montreal, Canada, USA

What is BPM? One of the industry leaders on the subject, BPM.com defines BPM as : “Business Process Management (BPM) is a discipline involving any combination of modeling, automation, execution, control, measurement and optimization of business activity flows, in support of enterprise goals, spanning systems, employees, customers and partners within and beyond the enterprise boundaries.”

What is MES?

Thursday, 07 January 2016 by
Standard work for Management, YMB Consulting, Visual work Instructions

What is a Manufacturing Execution System “MES”? MES Definition At a high level, a manufacturing execution system is a software that is able to report live data from the production floor by reporting on all key production activities as they occur. MES systems manage all manufacturing operations from the point of order release to finished

VisualFactory Webinar

Thursday, 23 April 2015 by
VisualFactory Webinar visual work instruction software YMB Consulting Sackville, Moncton, Halifax, Montreal, Boston, New York

Would you like to learn more about VisualFactory without leaving the comforts of your office? Then register for this free Webinar of the software. Join us for informative Webinar on how VisualFactory will reduce costs, increase productivity & enable paperless manufacturing. Hear how VisualFactory has aided local manufacturer Speilo save $100,000 in first year. ” By

YMB Consulting Process Improvement Consultant Sackville, Moncton, Halifax, Montreal, Boston, New York

When Are Lean Manufacturing Tools Poorly Used? As a Lean Manufacturing Consultant, I work with a lot of different companies and it seems like each one of them has standardized the use of a different lean manufacturing tool. Some companies use value stream mapping, One-Less-At-A-Time, 5S, Poka-Yoke and other strictly focus on  their pull system.

The benefits of paperless work orders

Friday, 20 February 2015 by
Paperless work order VisualFactory Sackville, Moncton, Halifax, Montreal, Boston, New York

Traditional paper work order background Paper work order process and flow Work orders (also called jobs, production orders, shop orders, etc…) get printed and issued to the production floor to fabricate or assemble a product or batch of products. These work orders are typically created in a company’s ERP software and include a bill of

The 4 Pillars of Visual Management

Monday, 05 January 2015 by
The 4 pillars of visual management YMB Consulting Sackville, Moncton, Halifax, Montreal, Boston, New York

Many companies struggle with the concept of lean management and how to manage in a lean manufacturing environment. Are you finding it difficult to see what types of problems your production floor is experiencing? Does it take a GPS to navigate through the confusion on your production floor? Implementing a visual management system will help you

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